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Enhanced e-book versions available for Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance, Second Edition

With an integrated text and video combination, Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance, Second Edition (Enhanced), presents an in-depth discussion of physiological adaptation to exercise. Students will learn the importance of an evidence-based approach in prescribing exercise, while sports medicine professionals and health care providers will appreciate using the text as a primary reference on conditioning and performance of athletes.


This special enhanced e-book edition includes 80 drills that cover warm-up, flexibility, balance, plyometric, speed training, and agility exercises. Forty of those drills are accompanied by embedded video clips of the drill being performed, and a longer drill features a complete warm-up routine.


This text covers a range of topics, including environmental influences on performance, hydration status, sport nutrition, sport supplements, and performance-enhancing drugs. The second edition also incorporates the following features to enhance practical application and facilitate students' learning:


  • Chapter objectives provide an overview of key content in each chapter.
  • Chapter review questions help students assess their learning.
  • In Practice sidebars bring chapter content to life in a practical manner and help students better understand the material.


Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance, Second Edition, provides a strong basis for understanding adaptation to exercise and appreciating how changes in program variables can alter training adaptations. The text serves as both a key educational tool and primary reference for exercise prescription for athletes.


The enhanced e-book is available for purchase at Amazon's Kindle store, Apple's iBookstore, and Barnes & Noble for NOOK.